Microsoft issues patches for two Windows 0-Day vulnerabilities

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The Hacker News report that "Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates for the month of April have addressed a total of 128 security vulnerabilities spanning across its software product portfolio, including Windows, Defender, Office, Exchange Server, Visual Studio, and Print Spooler, among others."

These include patches for two 0-Day vulnerabilities.

Source: The Hacker News.

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What is a 0-Day Vulnerability?

A patch for a 0-Day Vulnerability is issued by developers when they discover a flaw which has been exploited without their knowledge. 

 

Update Microsoft Windows to the latest release

By default the Windows OS should update automatically.

But to be on the safe side, you should still check you are using the latest release.

"To install the latest security updates, Windows users can head to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update, or by selecting Check for Windows updates." (Hacker News).

 

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Protect your device, browser & web connection

When thinking about website security, it is easy to overlook the:

  • device (operating system) used to connect to your website,
  • the way you connect (your web browser) to the internet, and
  • how you connect (in the clear or via encryption).

Read more: Protect your device, browser & web connection.

 

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